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Sun carport off at De Meent car park

Instead of only sustainable sports, athletes can now also park sustainably at De Meent Sport Complex in Alkmaar. Within the POCITYF project, 858 solar panels have been placed above the parking lot on the south side...

Tampere’s IoT Platform Gaining Recognition as one of Finland’s Most Skilled Procurement of the Year

The procurement of Tampere’s IoT platform has been nominated as a finalist for this year’s most skilful procurement competition in Finland.   One way of acquiring and implementing smart city solutions is through public procurements...

Sun carport off at De Meent car park

Instead of only sustainable sports, athletes can now also park sustainably at De Meent Sport Complex in Alkmaar. Within the POCITYF project, 858 solar panels have been placed above the parking lot on the...

Tampere’s IoT Platform Gaining Recognition as one of Finland’s Most Skilled Procurement of the Year

The procurement of Tampere’s IoT platform has been nominated as a finalist for this year’s most skilful procurement competition in Finland.   One way of acquiring and implementing smart city solutions is through public...

Hints and recommendations regarding Digital Tools for Sustainable and Efficient Energy Behavioural Change

One of the daily challenges of life is, "How do I get people – including myself – to do what I want?". It’s something the app industry has tried to tackle, and it was also one of the questions at the core of eTEACHER....

The New European Bauhaus must transform beauty into public good

To realise its potential to help Europeans live “beautifully, sustainably, together,” the Commission needs to prioritise beauty as a European public good supported by adequate investment, maximum societal participation and a comprehensive...

Energy-efficient buildings should be ‘new normal’, says EU’s Simson

The European commissioner for energy, Kadri Simson, on Tuesday 20 April underlined the importance of the ‘Renovation Wave’ strategy in combating energy poverty in the European Union, saying that sustainable, energy-...

European Commission should intensify political action in 2021 to align Renovation Wave with EU Climate Targets, BPIE says.

In its new analysis of the Renovation Wave, BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe) urges the European Commission to intensify political coordination and coherence in the implementation phase of the Renovation Wave strategy, to...

The ALDREN “Building Renovation Passport, BRP” is delivered to six Spanish hotels to advise them during their renovation process

On the Mediterranean coast of the Valencian region in Spain, the hotels "Poseidón Playa", "Flamingo Oasis", "Les Dunes Comodoro", "Dynastic", "Benidorm Center" and "RH Bayren & Spa", collaborated in the European research project...

No more uncertainties - measuring retrofit performance across portfolios of buildings

A next generation energy efficiency meter named eensight has been created. The eensight tool is based on machine learning and will contribute to the much-needed advancement of the automated measurement and verification (M&V) methods...